Is Donald Kaufman -- jointly credited with Charlie Kaufman for the screenplay of "Adaptation" -- a fictitious person?
"Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" -- we'll call it "Harry 2" -- is proving to be a champion sprinter but less of a stayer as MGM's Bond sequel -- released a week or so later is some…
Peter Bart: The Backlot
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Sometimes superstitions really are based on reality. In the offbeat world of "Star Trek" faithful, it's an article of faith that even-numbered films have turned out far better than the odd-numbered…
Driven by the government and private entrepreneurs, a cinema building boom is under way on the mainland.
Adam Dawtrey: London Eye
While other filmmakers are embroiled in a feverish round of parties and speeches, gearing up for the Golden Globes and the Oscars, Roman Polanski is among the missing.
Doing the gameshow impresario and "unauthorized autobiographer" one better, "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" advances Chuck Barris' tall tale of his double life as a TV producer and CIA assassin…
Ex-"Saturday Night Live" cast member Rob Schneider is the latest in a long line of lowbrow comics who horrify higher-brows while delighting the less critical masses -- many of them too young to have…
Trekkers will get their fill, but others need not apply for "Star Trek Nemesis," the 10th and perhaps final entry in the long-running franchise. Successfully maintaining the conventional wisdom that…
Paramount Pictures and Lions Gate Films have teamed to co-produce "The Prince and the Freshman," a romantic comedy to star Julia Stiles. Martha Coolidge will direct, with production to begin in March.